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  • The Gongyang Commentary on The Spring and Autumn Annalsby Harry Miller

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    1. Duke Yin, Part I Duke Yin's reign, year 1 (722 BCE) 2. Duke Yin, Part II Duke Yin's reign, years 2-4 (721-719 BCE) 3. Duke Yin, Part III Duke Yin's reign, years 5-11 (718-712 BCE) 4. Duke Huan, Part I Duke Huan's reign, years 1-6 (711-706 BCE) 5. Duke Huan, Part II Duke Huan's reign, years 7-18 (705-694 BCE) 6. Duke Zhuang, Part I Duke Zhuang's... more...

  • When the Facts Changeby Tony Judt; Jennifer Homans

    Penguin Publishing Group 2015; US$ 29.95

    Mark Mazower, Financial Times :  ?Tony Judt was a historian whose journalism includes some of the finest things he wrote... In an era of growing anti-intellectualism, his essays remind us of what we gain when we stick fast to high ethical and intellectual standards, and what is lost when we let them slip.? Samuel Moyn, The New York Times Book... more...

  • History and Utopiaby E. M. Cioran; Richard Howard; Eugene Thacker

    Arcade Publishing 2015; US$ 14.95

    ?Only a monster can allow himself the luxury of seeing things as they are,? writes E. M. Cioran, the Romanian-born philosopher who has rightly been compared to Samuel Beckett. In History and Utopia , Cioran the monster writes of politics in its broadest sense, of history, and of the utopian dream. His views are, to say the least, provocative. In... more...

  • Sometimes an Artby Bernard Bailyn

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 28.00

    Sometimes an Art: Nine Essays on History : ?Engaging . . . Mr. Bailyn?s scholarship reveals a colonial world that is hard to see in buildings and other physical artifacts. Among much else, he captures the early fragility of the British Atlantic along with its emerging identities. Bringing such a world into focus on its own terms?and presenting it... more...

  • A Kentucky Samplerby Lowell H. Harrison; Nelson L. Dawson

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    The Filson Club History Quarterly , first published in 1926, has long enjoyed a reputation as one of the nation's finest regional historical journals. Over the years it has published excellent essays on virtually every aspect of Kentucky history. Gathered together here for the first time are twenty-eight selections, chosen from the first fifty years... more...

  • Regimes of Historicityby François Hartog; Saskia Brown

    Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 34.99

    François Hartog explores crucial moments of change in society?s “regimes of historicity? or its way of relating to the past, present, and future. Inspired by Arendt, Koselleck, and Ricoeur, Hartog analyzes a broad range of texts, positioning the The Odyssey as a work on the threshold of a historical consciousness and then contrasting it against an... more...

  • Three American Frontiersby Thomas D. Clark; Holman Hamilton

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    The casual and the serious of American history -- fiddlers, yarn spinners, and riverboat gamblers, politicians, educators, and social reformers -- have all concerned Thomas D. Clark, celebrated historian of the Western frontier and the changing South. Three American Frontiers , a volume of his selected writings, draws from works produced throughout... more...

  • Libertaliaby Daniel Defoe; Helge Meves; David Meienreis; Arne Braun

    Matthes & Seitz Berlin Verlag 2015; US$ 16.34

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  • Fallen Leavesby Will Durant

    Simon & Schuster 2014; US$ 25.00

    Will Durant (1885?1981) was awarded the Pulitzer Prize (1968) and the Presidential Medal of Freedom (1977). He spent more than fifty years writing his critically acclaimed eleven-volume series, The Story of Civilization (the later volumes written in conjunction with his wife, Ariel). A champion of human rights issues, Durant?s writing still educates... more...

  • Fallen Leavesby Will Durant

    Simon & Schuster 2014; Not Available

    Will Durant (1885?1981) was awarded the Pulitzer Prize (1968) and the Presidential Medal of Freedom (1977). He spent more than fifty years writing his critically acclaimed eleven-volume series, The Story of Civilization (the later volumes written in conjunction with his wife, Ariel). A champion of human rights issues, Durant?s writing still educates... more...